Prevailing windy condition is expected to continue over the island

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Prevailing windy condition is expected to continue over the island during next few days.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces.

Fairly heavy falls about 75 mm can be expected at some places in Kaluthara, Galle, Matara and Rathnapura districts.

Several spells of showers can be expected at Anuradhapura and Mannar districts.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Batticaloa district after 2.00 p.m.

Fairly strong gusty winds up to 50 kmph are also likely over the country, particularly in western slope of the central hilly areas, Northern, North-central, North-western and Uva provinces and in Nuwara-Eliya, Ampara, and Batticaloa districts. Strong winds up to 50-60 kmph are also likely over the Jaffna district and Pottuvil area.

There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.